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Friday, March 3, 2017

Summer Loving

Summer Loving 

Although it is fun to admire Beckham, Huisman, Elba and other dreamy celebrities, I chose to capture a day in the life of my favorite man, Russ, loving life in his element. 20160704_192954

After picking this image, I uploaded it to the pic2pat.com. The site allows you to created a cross stitch pattern out of your own photo.  Once printed I used my colored pencils to get an idea where colors should go. Then I cut up the paper pattern to create templates for each applique piece.   

20170301_000136A special shout out to Joy, another PQ participant, who posted her man in bowtie work in progress. She responded to my Facebook call for help while working on the face details. 20170303_131628

Thanks to Project Quilting, I am really learning to take chances. As one other participant said, an opportunity to create proof of concept. Who knew, I could make an applique quilt, who in my opinion, really looks like my friend.

Summer Loving is about 16 x 18 created in Wisconsin 

by Tracy R

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The Classic Self-Portrait

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